North Korea launched three ballistic missiles on Friday, with two failing in flight and one blowing up at launch, according to an initial assessment.
In a statement, Cmdr. David Benham, a spokesman for U.S. Pacific Command, said the missile launches occurred "between 11:49 a.m. and 12:19 p.m. Hawaii time Aug. 25."
"Initial assessment indicates three short-range ballistic missile launches. The first and third missiles at 11:49 a.m. and 12:19 p.m. failed in flight," the statement reads. "The second missile launch at 12:07 p.m. appears to have blown up almost immediately.
The statement continues: "The three launches occurred near Kittaeryong, North Korea. We are working with our Interagency partners on a more detailed assessment and we will provide a public update if warranted. ... We continue to monitor North Korea's actions closely."
In a separate statement, Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense said it was aware of the launch, but it was "determined not to be a threat to Guam or the Marianas."
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said President Donald Trump has been briefed and is monitoring the situation.
This latest North Korean missile test would be the 12th ballistic missile test this year. North Korea has demonstrated significant advancements in its missile technology this year testing and is on a pace to test more missiles this year than in any previous calendar year.
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